A new baggage policy will be in effect starting September 10, 2012. The key changes include:
Each passenger can check up to 4 bags - 2 free of charge and 2 for $20 each.
Each bag in checked baggage is limited to a size of 75 linear inches (length + width + height). Oversize baggage (76 - 100 linear inches) is accepted for $20.00/bag.
Luggage must be checked 45 minutes prior to scheduled train departure.
Rates for storage, parcel check will increase to $4.00 ($5.50 at New York Penn Station) per bag for each 24 hour period.
Special item rates will increase from $5.00 to $10.00. Tandem bicycles and kayaks are no longer accepted.
Each bag checked must be packed within a suitable container; plastic/rubber storage containers are prohibited.